Because Millennials and digital natives live in a creation-based world, apps like Adobe Voice, Thinglink, and Pages promote higher-order thinking, encourage collaboration, and invite real-world learning.
This afternoon I was working on a document in Google Docs that included a list. I did want to use numbers for my list, but I didn't want to use the formatting that Google Documents was trying to force on me.
Developing fiction stories comes easily to some students. For others it can be a struggle to come up with ideas for fiction stories. The apps and sites in the PDF embedded below can help students start creative stories.
Ignite Teaching is a free iPad app and web app that students can use to collaborate on the development of multimedia projects. Through Ignite Teaching teachers can create project titles that they share with students through an invitation code.
LEGO Bricks are toys. They’re items that students willingly seek out to play with and get excited to receive as gifts under the Christmas tree. That’s one of the things that make them so useful to teachers.
Last Friday I wrote a post about using Google's My Maps service to create biking and walking route maps. Since then I've had a few people email me with questions about the bike route mapping component.
Today, MakerBot has unveiled their guide aimed at teachers and students alike, titled, ‘MakerBot in the Classroom: An Introduction to 3D Printing and Design‘, with hopes of bringing 3D printing into more classrooms around the world. The guide is broken down into three chapters which focus on all the important and vital aspects of 3D printing.
Randy Krum wrote the book Cool Infographics and he maintains a blog of the same name. Today, his blog features an infographic about the process of creating an infographic. The infographic was created on Visme.
The transition from Word or Pages to Google Documents often prompts a lot of questions about formatting settings. In the video embedded below I address three formatting questions that I am frequently asked about in my email and in my workshops.
My recent about Jellybean Writer, an online picture book maker, was one last week's most popular posts. If you missed it, I have a description of it below along with four other good tools for creating picture books.
Canva is one of my favorite tools for creating image collages, slides, social media graphics, and infographics. The lesson plan library that Canva offers is an excellent place to find ideas for using visuals in your classroom.
Instagram is more than just an app for photo filters, it's a community to share stories. And sometimes, the app's built-in features aren't good enough to tell the story you want to. But there are some innovative third-party apps that let you get creative with Instagram. Third-party apps for Instagram are nothing new. In fact,…
Newswordy is a neat website that features a new buzzword of the day everyday. Each buzzword is picked from the currently trending topics being discussed on news programs, political talk shows, and news websites.
Your classroom probably has a bulletin board. It’s the perfect spot to organize information and show off great work. Increasingly, learning is happening online, and so it’s no surprise that the bulletin board has moved online.
All of these apps are rated 4 stars and up in Google Play store. Some of the things you can do with them include: record audio clips (e.g lectures, audio notes…etc), customize and edit your recordings, share your recordings via email or embed them into cloud-based storage platforms such as Dropbox and Google Drive and many more.
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How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.